Dark Photography Free Documentation

Your awesome theme / template documentation


Introduction

  • Theme Name : Dark Photography
  • Author : misbahwp
  • Support Forum : https://wordpress.org/support/theme/dark-photography/
  • License : GNU General Public License v3 or later
  • Discription :Free Photography WordPress Theme is built for professional photographers as well as photography enthusiasts and freelancers who are interested in photography work. Its clean and retina-ready design offers a crystal-clear display of your work to impress potential clients. All the key information is displayed on the homepage itself with some brilliantly crafted content spaces. If you want to tweak the elements further, you will be able to do so as you will get various color options and Google Font Awesome integration gives you more choices present for changing the font styles.

How to Establish the Theme

Setup Theme

Template installation is very simple process.

You can also install your theme using WP Admin

The first task is to log in to your WordPress admin area. Next, click on

1. In dashboard click on Appearance >> Themes

2. Click on the Add New button at the top of the themes page once page is loaded.
3. Click the button labelled as 'Upload Theme'.
4. Now you need to click browse button to select your dark-photography-free.zip theme and click on install now button.
5. WordPress will now install your theme and display a success message, as well as a link to activate or to see the live preview. Congratulations on completing the installation of your theme.

Setup Home Page

The options of this page template (like sections location, disabling sections, number of posts they display) can be controlled it.

To design a home page, follow these steps.

1. Make a page to set the template: Go to Dashboard Pages >> Add New Page

Name it "home" or anything as you like. Then, from the template dropdown, pick "front page template".

The Page Attributes section provides your page a parent page and a template.

1. Make a page to set the template: Go to Dashboard Pages >> Add New Page

Design the front page as follows: Go to Setting >> Reading >> To get the theme template select static page then select home page template.
When you're finished, you'll be able to see all of the demo content on the front page.

Necessary Plugins

When you initially activate the theme, you'll be asked to install these plugins on your Dashboard. You can ignore the message if you don't want to install these plugins on theme activation, and if you change your mind later, you can install them manually.

In the dashboard, go to Plugins >> Install Plugins.

Kirki

Plugin download link kirki


Setup Menu

Setup Menu

In the dashboard, go to Appearance >> Menu

From the 'Appearance' menu on the left-hand side of the Dashboard, select the 'Menus' option to bring up the Menu Editor.

Select Create a new menu at the top of the page. Enter a name for your new menu in the Menu Name box. Click the Create Menu button.

Your new custom menu has now been defined.

Adding Items to a Menu

Select the Pages that you want to add by clicking the checkbox next to each Page's title.

Click the Add to Menu button located at the bottom of this pane to add your selection(s) to the menu that you created in the previous step.

Click the Save Menu button once you've added all the menu items you want.

Your custom menu has now been saved.

In front end, it will look like this.

Dark Photography Free Theme Setup

Top Header

In order to proceed with you can set social icons and text so follow the instructions given below.

In the Dashboard, go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Options >> Header Settings

In front end, it will look like this.

Logo Setup

In order to proceed with Theme Logo setup, you can set site title and tagline, follow the below steps.

In the dashboard, go to Appearance >> Customize >> Site Identity >> Set Title and Tagline You can also make the tagline hidden.

In front end, it will look like this.

Slider Section

Fetch Categories

This screen is divided into 2 sections, the Add New Category and category table sections.

All of the categories are listed in this table. Categories are organized alphabetically and hierarchically.

Follow the below steps to setup Category Settings.

In the dashboard, go to Posts >> Categories >> Add New

Once you have done with this you will see the categories on your theme customize.

In this section, you have to add new category for each post.

Fetch Post

In the dashboard, go to Posts >> Add New

Now to go on with Post settings, You can set post title, content and image. And Select which Category you want this post to show.

Follow the below steps to setup Post Settings.

In the dashboard, go to Posts >> Add New

You can make multiple posts for category.

Once you have done with this you will see the post on your front page.

Slider Settings

In order to proceed with Theme Slider Settings , you can set slide show , you can also set slider sub title follow the below steps.

In the dashboard, go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Options >> Slider Settings

Select number slides to show, then select the category which you have to show on slider.

Set the slider extra title. You can choose from this options for each slider option.

In front end, it will look like this.

Our Gallery Section

Fetch Categories

This screen is divided into 2 sections, the Add New Category and category table sections.

All of the categories are listed in this table. Categories are organized alphabetically and hierarchically.

Follow the below steps to setup Category Settings.

In the dashboard, go to Posts >> Categories >> Add New

Once you have done with this you will see the categories on your theme customize.

In this section, you have to add new category for each post.

Fetch Post

In the dashboard, go to Posts >> Add New

Now to go on with Post settings, You can set post title, content and image. And Select which Category you want this post to show.

Follow the below steps to setup Post Settings.

In the dashboard, go to Posts >> Add New

You can make multiple posts for category.

Once you have done with this you will see the post on your front page.

Our Gallery Settings

In order to proceed with Theme Our Gallery Settings , you can also set our gallery sub title follow the below steps.

In the dashboard, go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Options >> Our Gallery Settings

Select number post to show, then select the category which you have to show on our gallery.

Set the our gallery extra title. You can choose from this options for each our gallery option.

In front end, it will look like this.

Setup Footer Section

Footer has four Columns. Any widget can be added there..

1. In the dashboard, go to Appearance >> Widgets

To add widgets to the footer, see the screenshot below.

You have options to add more Footer Columns, for that you need to select widgets like text, image, gallery, etc Which will allow you in adding image or text as per your need.

In order to manage content for footer and add some widgets, navigate to, follow the below steps.

2. In the dashboard, go to Appearance >> Widgets >> Footer Sidebar

Your footer will appear like this once you have added widgets to it.

Footer Copyright Text

In order to proceed with footer Settings, You can fill the copyright content to footer copyright Settings.

5. In the dashboard, go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Options >> Footer Copyright Setting

In front end, it will look like this.